Events

Accordia Life and United Way Campaign

Friday, September 19th 2014 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
at Des Moines Social Club
900 Mulberry Street

Accordia Life and United Way Campaign:
A ‘Tailgating’ event and will be at the Des Moines Social Club on September 19th, 2014, from 11:30-1:30. We have a lot of fun activities, prizes, events, awards and games to encourage our employees to participate and have fun while giving back to the community that has supported us for so many years.

Central Iowa are teaming up to make a
difference in the Des Moines metro area.
Your business is an integral part of our
community, and we would like to invite
you to donate your products or services
as employee rewards during our United
Way campaign. We sincerely appreciate
your gift of any amount.

If you have any questions, please contact
Angela Becker:
Phone: 515-393-3559
Email: angela.becker@gafg.com

Global Greens Farmers Market

Saturday, September 20th 2014 - 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
at LSI (Lutheran Services in Iowa)
3200 University Ave

Global Greens Farmers Market features fruits and vegetables grown by displaced farmers who have resettled in Iowa. This market is the latest development in LSI’s (Lutheran Services in Iowa) Global Greens program, which connects individuals with refugee status to community gardens and provides intensive training for those who seek to become small business farmers. Most of the farmers participating originally hail from Burma (Myanmar), Bhutan and Burundi. The market also features activities and crafts for children, as well as various cultural entertainment throughout the season. EBT, WIC and senior vouchers accepted. For more information, contact Minah Yang at 515.271.7351 or visit www.LSIowa.org.

Flight to Heaven with Capt. Dale Black

Monday, September 22nd 2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Bridge View Center
102 Church St

Capt. Dale Black, best-selling author of “Flight to Heaven” is speaking in Ottumwa at the Bridgeview Center on Monday, September 22nd at 6:00 pm. Please let your listeners know:

Retired airline captain and best-selling author Capt. Dale Black shares his astonishing true story of being the only survivor of a horrific airplane crash. Following the crash Dale hovered between life and death for three days and experienced an amazing journey to heaven and back. What he saw, what he heard, and what he learned will change your concept of this life and the afterlife – forever!

Paula Black author of Life, Cancer and God

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Bridge View Center
102 Church St

Paula Black, author of “Life, Cancer and God” is speaking in Ottumwa at the Bridgeview Center on Tuesday, September 23rd at 6:00 pm. Please let your listeners know:

In the prime of her life, doctors gave Paula just 3-6 months to live after being diagnoses with advanced stage cancer. She shares her journey from near death, to complete healing using spiritual truths and the natural laws of health. Twenty months from initial diagnosis her cancer was gone; without chemotherapy – without radiation – without drugs. Learn the principals she used to not only beat cancer but prevent it for the rest of your life. If you or someone you know suffers with cancer or other chronic disease, this is the event you need. It will change how you think of disease forever.

Global Greens Farmers Market

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
at LSI (Lutheran Services in Iowa)
3200 University Ave

Global Greens Farmers Market features fruits and vegetables grown by displaced farmers who have resettled in Iowa. This market is the latest development in LSI’s (Lutheran Services in Iowa) Global Greens program, which connects individuals with refugee status to community gardens and provides intensive training for those who seek to become small business farmers. Most of the farmers participating originally hail from Burma (Myanmar), Bhutan and Burundi. The market also features activities and crafts for children, as well as various cultural entertainment throughout the season. EBT, WIC and senior vouchers accepted. For more information, contact Minah Yang at 515.271.7351 or visit www.LSIowa.org.

3rd Annual Monsters’ Ball Benefit

Saturday, November 1st 2014 - 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
at The Event Center West
1701 25th St.

3rd Annual Monsters’ Ball Benefit:

Generations of Compassion Foundation (GCF) is a fully recognized 501©3 non-profit organization committed to helping individuals and families in need. GCF offers help in a variety of ways whether the need is financial or volunteer time. Examples of previous assistance include helping seniors move to assisted living by packing their belongings, cleaning their home for resale and providing transportation to appointments; helping a single mom by purchasing groceries when she was out of work; and holding a benefit to raise funds for medical bills for a young family without insurance and much more.

Last year, GCF raised over $7,000 during the Monsters Ball Benefit. All the proceeds have been donated to individuals and families in need of assistance. More information regarding the details of those helped can be viewed on our website, click here.

Tickets are free for kids under 2, $5 for kids 2-11, $10 for adults and $25 for families (2 adults and kids). There will be live music performed by Flipside from 6pm-9pm. There will also be door prizes, a silent auction, cash bar, a costume contest, catering and children’s’ activities.

Tickets can be purchased in advance by emailing us at generationsofcompassion@gmail.com. Tickets will also be available at the door the night of the event. To volunteer or help in any way please email us, generationsofcompassion@gmail.com. Monetary donations can be made to: Generations of Compassion Foundation; PO Box 65824, West Des Moines, IA 50265 or electronically at www.generationsofcompassion.org.

Garlands of Gifts

Saturday, November 15th 2014 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
at New Hope United Methodist Church
4525 Beaver

Join us for our 5th annual craft and vendor fair!  We will have approximately 50 vendors.  Shop with us and enjoy free coffee.  Free admission!

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